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The Top Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Georgia (2022)

In This Guide

  • Berman Center, Rivertown Psychiatry, Pathways Center, Bluff Plantation, and 11 other treatment centers. View All

  • Each treatment center on this page has: (a) The Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission for addiction services, CARF Accreditation, and/or has been verified by SAMHSA (b) Composite online review scores of 3.1/5 stars or better, (c) Programs that effectively treat dual diagnosis disorders.

  • Find trusted Georgia recovery resources including 4 crisis hotlines, 3 overdose prevention organizations, and 5 support groups.

  • For additional support check out our guide to the best drug rehab centers in Georgia.

Browse Dual Diagnosis Treatment Centers in Georgia

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The Summit Wellness Group – Roswell

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    745 Hembree Place Suite A, Roswell, Georgia, 30076
    Online Reviews: A+
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    The Summit Wellness Group is a luxury treatment facility that provides affordable and comprehensive treatment services in order to address dual diagnosis mental health issues and co-occurring substance use disorders. The Roswell location feels like home, and the staff is caring and compassionate. Each client that steps foot into this facility is treated like family. Though evidence-based therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational enhancement are key features of each program, The Summit also values holistic and experiential approaches in order to treat each client as a whole and equip them with the most effective and positive coping skills and habits for after treatment. Some of those options include yoga, reiki, massage therapy, guided meditation, sober socialization activities, nutritional guidance, chiropractic care, therapeutic fitness, and more.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and suicidal ideation, anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, trauma, borderline personality disorder, OCD, and panic disorders.

    Levels of Care
    Aftercare, Dual Diagnosis, IOP, MAT, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization, Sober Living

    Berman Center

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    1200 Ashwood Parkway Suite 400, Atlanta, Georgia, 30338
    Online Reviews: A+
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    The Berman Center is a homelike drug and alcohol dual diagnosis treatment facility that provides a combination of highly individualized services, rapid resolution therapy, and alumni support in order to treat each of their clients as effectively as possible. Clients will participate in an outpatient treatment program whose schedule consists of at least three days of group therapy, weekly individual sessions, two family therapy sessions a month, and 24/7 support from their treatment team. Each program will include services such as recovery coaching, CBT, spirituality, trauma therapy, process groups, yoga, art therapy, and gender-specific therapy. Life skills are a critical piece of these programs, and clients will work together to learn things like relapse prevention, trigger avoidance, and skills for employment and education. During the treatment process, if clients wish to live in a transitional home, the Berman Center will refer their clients to a trusted sober living facility nearby. This facility accepts most health insurance providers and forms of self-pay.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, schizoaffective disorders, and trauma.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, IOP, Outpatient, PHP


    Project ADAM

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    112 Lanthier Street, Winder, Georgia, 30680
    Online Reviews: A
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    Project Adam is a non-profit organization that offers clients a wide variety of different treatment modalities and therapeutic methods to treat substance abuse in male clients over the age of 19. Skill development groups include discussions on job placement, interviewing skills, responsible living, family support, and coping mechanisms. CBT is also offered to clients, as well as moral reconation therapy, relapse prevention, conflict resolution, anger management, life skills training, health and wellness, 12-step psychoeducational groups, expressive therapies, and gender-specific treatments. Residents will stay with Project ADAM for a minimum of 12 months, and clients will also have access to DUI courses and educational programs as needed. Though Project ADAM tries to provide access to treatment for anyone they can help, individuals are not eligible to attend a program at this facility if they are receiving disability, have violent or sex offenses, or cannot maintain employment.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, IOP, MAT, Outpatient, Residential Treatment


    Rivertown Psychiatry

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    1520 22nd Street, Columbus, Georgia, 31901
    Online Reviews: A
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    Rivertown Psychiatry offers a long list of dual diagnosis treatment programs to men and women who suffer from any variety of drug addiction or alcohol abuse and co-occurring mental illnesses. Specific programs are also offered to adolescents who require early intervention or prevention services. Along with individual counseling and group therapies, Rivertown Psychiatry utilizes Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy and psychiatric surgeries to help treat each client. TMS is a non-invasive and effective approach to addressing depression or symptoms of depression that might have led to substance use in the first place. A consultation is necessary for clients and doctors to meet and decide which treatments are needed, but all programs are individualized to the specific client and can be modified as their needs change.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and ADHD, depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, eating disorders, and psychotic disorders.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, MAT, Outpatient


    Atlanta Detox Center

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    277 Medical Way, Riverdale, Georgia, 30274
    Online Reviews: A
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    Though they mainly provide detoxification services, Atlanta Detox Center also works with their clients to design comprehensive treatment plans that address every aspect of their recovery goals. The goal of immediate stabilization through detoxification is meant to help clients rid their bodies of any substances and effectively begin the recovery process. Residents will have access to private or semi-private rooms, small group spaces, a fully-equipped gym, and private rooms where clients are able to meet with their therapist. Each program will be different depending on the person but may include art or music therapy, group therapy, trauma-informed care, motivational interviewing, family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, expressive activities, and aftercare planning. Men and women will be kept separate, allowing them to have access to more specific programs.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

    Levels of Care
    Detox, Dual Diagnosis, Inpatient Detox, MAT, Residential Treatment


    Eagle Overlook Recovery for Adolescents

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    45 Eagle Overlook Drive, Dahlonega, Georgia, 30533
    Online Reviews: B+
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    Eagle Overlook takes a comprehensive approach to teen addiction recovery by providing them with access to a full continuum of care where they are able to heal and develop skills that promote long-term recovery. Not only will these clients have access to a safe and healing environment, but each client will continue their education while getting sober so that they don’t fall behind. Each program will use a combination of behavioral therapies with holistic approaches, such as wilderness activities and experiential programs, spiritual development, psychoeducation, art and music therapy, equine-assisted therapy, and horticulture. This gives clients the tools to develop positive habits at an early age to prevent future drug abuse while also learning different coping skills that can be used to manage triggers and maintain lifelong abstinence.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, PTSD, and psychotic disorders.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, Inpatient Treatment, MAT, Sober Living


    Pathways Center – Lagrange

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    122 Gordon Commercial Drive Suite D, Lagrange, Georgia, 30240
    Online Reviews: B+
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    Pathways Center is a behavioral health treatment program that offers several different locations across the state where men and women are able to receive comprehensive and multidisciplinary treatment services. Each program combines programs that address mental health conditions as well as the substance use each individual suffers from. The facility offers outpatient services, allowing clients to have access to flexible and affordable services. Treatment options include individual counseling, peer-led support groups, family programs, addiction education, medication management, case management, assertive community treatment, psychosocial rehabilitation, skill-building activities, recreational activities, and supportive employment services. The goal is to treat each person’s substance use disorder while also helping them to develop critical skills that can promote long-term sobriety. Clients may also have access to inpatient treatment services, crisis stabilization, and supportive living environments.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

    Levels of Care
    Detox, Dual Diagnosis, Outpatient, Residential Treatment


    Gateway Behavioral Health Services

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    700 Coastal Village Drive, Brunswick, Georgia, 31520
    Online Reviews: B+
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    Gateway Behavioral Health Services has many different locations across the state of Georgia, allowing treatment to be as accessible as possible. The Brunswick location provides access to treatment services for adults, adolescents, and children. These programs include different forms of individual and group therapy, psychiatric evaluations, crisis stabilization, community-based services, supportive employment services, health management, and psychiatric medication management. All of their programs are customized to each individual, and clients will play an active role in the development process of their individual recovery process. Payment for these services includes self-pay based on a sliding fee scale and forms of health insurance.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, MAT, Residential Treatment


    Tender Touch Counseling Services

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    1475 Highway 20 West, McDonough, Georgia, 30253
    Online Reviews: B+
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    Tender Touch Counseling works with clients 18 and older who may be struggling with dual diagnosis substance abuse and mental health conditions. Clients will receive integrated services that offer a combination of modalities to treat the entire client as a whole. Treatment involves individual and group therapies, medication management, life skills development, coping skills enhancement, and discharge planning. Plans are designed to meet the individual goals of each client, and these plans are monitored and modified based on needs. Medication-assisted therapy is also available for those who need it, providing them with different medications that minimize the overall threat of withdrawal from opioids or other substances. Tender Touch does also provide access to Telehealth services and will soon offer access to daycare services.

    What they treat: Dual Diagnosis Substance Abuse and major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia, and PTSD.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, Outpatient, PHP


    Bluff Augusta

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    963 Bennock Mill Road, Augusta, Georgia, 30906
    Online Reviews: B+
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    Bluff Plantation is situated on 178 acres of serene and healing environment where clients are able to spend their time secluded and away from everyday life. Programs combine various holistic activities with the highest level of scientifically-based clinical therapies. The goal is to give each client the chance to develop healthy coping mechanisms and life skills that can be used to support long-term recovery. Each client’s assigned clinician will focus on promoting overall wellness and relapse prevention while addressing co-occurring disorders simultaneously. From horticulture therapy, equine therapy, ropes courses, art therapy, and culinary therapy, Bluff Plantation aims its programs at treating clients as a whole while recovering from addiction. The overall length of treatment lasts as long as the client needs, and the total cost of care depends on the specific program and services each client participates in. Bluff Plantation does accept many forms of private health insurance and self-pay.

    What they treat: Dual Diagnosis Substance Abuse and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and PTSD.

    Levels of Care
    MAT, IOP, Outpatient, Inpatient Treatment, PHP, Detox, Dual Diagnosis


    Advantage Behavioral Health Systems – Walton County

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    834 Highway 11 SW, Monroe, Georgia, 30655
    Online Reviews: B
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    Advantage Behavioral Health Systems is a publicly funded, community-based dual diagnosis treatment facility that provides various levels of care and treatment programs for those in need. Because they are a community-based program, clients will have access to a combination of crisis interventions, education services, prevention programs, and comprehensive recovery programs that help reduce the overall threat of substance abuse throughout the community. The main mode of treatment combines group therapy, peer support, and peer-led recovery. Advantage Behavioral Health does also offer gender-specific therapies and groups as well as an intensive treatment program that utilizes individual therapy, psychoeducational activities, 12-step programs, cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma recovery and empowerment, motivational interviewing, wellness activities, Seeking Safety groups, DBT, moral reconation therapy, and the Matrix Model.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, Outpatient, Residential Treatment


    Laurelwood Hospital

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    200 Wisteria Drive, Gainesville, Georgia, 30501
    Online Reviews: B
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    The Laurelwood Hospital is part of the Northeast Georgia Health System, providing Georgians with access to a long list of healthcare services. Laurelwood Hospital is a not-for-profit organization that provides men and women with behavioral health services in order to treat addiction and mental illnesses at the same time. Clients will have access to community-based services, psychiatric care, medication management, many different therapy options, and patient-centered services that give each person the chance to play an active role in their recovery. This is a short-term program, only lasting approximately 3-5 days, but clients will be given access to immediate stabilization. Other available services may include relapse prevention training, activity therapy, psychoeducation, family programs, and aftercare planning. This hospital also offers programs to adolescent clients between the ages of 12 and 17.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, Inpatient Treatment

    Editorial Note
    Though this treatment program is not accredited by either of our trusted organizations, we did choose to include them in this list of rehab centers for Georgia because of their positive reviews on Google and access to treatment services for men, women, and children.


    Black Bear Lodge

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    310 Black Bear Ridge, Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia, 30571
    Online Reviews: C+
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    Black Bear Lodge is a dual diagnosis treatment facility where clients are able to heal in peace and privacy. Residents will live in log cabins, have access to semi-private rooms and bathrooms, and be able to enjoy nature through several different recreation areas. The treatment approach at Black Bear Lodge focuses on the patient as a whole, with a combination of detoxification, spiritual wellness, recreational activities, and talk therapies. This combination effectively targets all co-occurring disorders that may be present and can offer long-term recovery. Some of the available treatment options offered include bookwork, medication management, process groups, meditation, skill development, motivational enhancement, and DBT. Clients are able to pay for services through health insurance, self-pay, and military insurance.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, PTSD, psychotic disorders, and psychiatric only.

    Levels of Care
    Detox, Dual Diagnosis, Inpatient Treatment, MAT, Outpatient


    MARR Addiction Treatment Centers

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    2815 Clearview Place, Atlanta, Georgia, 30340
    Online Reviews: C+
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    MARR provides each of their clients with high-quality, evidence-based programs that address substance abuse in the most specific and effective way possible. All services are gender-specific and last for a minimum of 14 weeks. Though each program is customized to address the needs of the individual, MARR does operate through several different phases. Phase one helps each individual develop a supportive foundation that sets the pace for the rest of their recovery program. Phase two emphasizes the development of critical coping mechanisms and life skills, and phase three consists of sober living facilities that promote peer support and accountability throughout the rest of the treatment. Some available services include education, relapse prevention training, CBT, group therapy, spiritual guidance, trauma therapies, and recreational activities. Residents will live in a comfortable setting and have access to many different amenities that promote overall wellness.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, MAT, Residential Treatment, Sober Living


    River Edge Behavioral Health – Atlanta

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    265 Boulevard NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30312
    Online Reviews: C
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    River Edge Behavioral Health is a statewide resource for men and women who are in need of accessible, affordable treatment services. This specific location is one of their outpatient locations, allowing clients to fit addiction treatment into their life without having to sacrifice work, school, or family life. Comprehensive plans are designed and made affordable to ensure that anyone who seeks help is able to get it. Services include peer support, group counseling, individual and family therapy, crisis management, parent training, prevention services, and discharge planning. Clients will also be encouraged to participate in 12-step meetings and other community-based support groups.

    What they treat: Dual diagnosis substance abuse and anxiety and depression.

    Levels of Care
    Dual Diagnosis, Outpatient


    Our Grading System

    We assign letter grades to each center based on their cumulative online review ratings:

    A
    4.3 – 5 Stars

    B
    3.5 – 4.2 Stars

    C
    2.6 – 3.4 Stars

    D
    2 – 2.5 Stars

    F
    2 Stars